Chemical warfare has long been considered a particularly loathsome form of combat. The specter of unprotected soldiers and nearby noncombatants incapacitated or killed within moments by invisible, silent, odorless vapors discharged by a far-distant enemy has terrified many, and has also energized repeated international attempts to prohibit, or at least to moderate, these applications of deadly science.
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Scholarly Commons Citation
Koplow, David A., "Long Arms and Chemical Arms: Extraterritoriality and the Draft Chemical Weapons Convention" (1990). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. Paper 1739.